Match number 3 of the IPL 2021 is on its way as Sunrisers Hyderabad (SRH) get ready to take on Kolkata Knight Riders(KKR). SRH’s consistency has been remarkable and they have made it to the playoffs in each of the last five seasons. They have a solid and all-round squad and also have all bases covered.
Meanwhile, KKR have been inconsistent over the last couple of seasons. They finished fifth last season in the IPL. The Eoin Morgan-led side have a strong squad, barring a few holes here and there, they seem to be very well-rounded.
SRH vs KKR Match Details:
Venue: MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Live Streaming: Star Sports Network, Disney+ Hotstar
Time: 7:30 PM IST
SRH vs KKR – What to Expect (PITCH REPORT):
The pitch at MA Chidambaram Stadium is a touch on the slower side. While the new ball likely to skid on nicely under the lights, the pitch should slow down as the match progresses. The batsmen should enjoy the conditions once they get themselves in. Both teams would ideally be looking to bowl first and make good use of the conditions, although conditions should not change much throughout the game.
Probable Playing XIs:
Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner(C), Johny Bairstow, Wriddhiman Saha(WK), Manish Pandey, Kane Williamson, Kedar Yadav, Abdul Samad, Rashid Khan, Bhuveneshwar Kumar, Sandeep Sharma, T Natarajan.
Kolkata Knight Riders: Shubhman Gill, Nitish Rana, Shakib Al Hasan, Eoin Morgan(C), Dinesh Karthik(WK), Andre Russell, Rahul Tripathi/Venkatesh Iyer, Pat Cummins, Shivam Mavi/Harbhajan Singh, Prasidh Krishna, Varun Chakravarthy.
Top Picks and Captains choice for SRH vs KKR Dream11 Match:
Bhuvneshwar Kumar: He was the most economical pacer in the series against England. He picked up 6 wickets at a economy of 4.66 in ODI’s. He looks in decent form and has been very successful campaigner in the IPL.
Rashid Khan: He will be another must pick for anybody in the fantasy team. He is one of the key bowlers to watch out for in this edition of IPL. He is ranked second in the Icc cricket T20 rankings for bowlers.
Kane Williamson: He has a vital role to play in SRH middle order. He is a class batsman and can play a big innings on his day. Watch out for him in the upcoming contest.
Shubman Gill: The opening batsman will be given the responsibility of getting his team to an excellent start with the bat. He has shown some quality batting playing for his national team and could be a crucial pick for this contest.
David Warner(Alternate Captain): He is a dangerous top-order batsman once his eyes are set on the ball he can single-handedly win the game for your side. The team will expect the batter to play a vital role with the bat.
Jonny Bairstow(captain): The attacking wicket-keeper batsman has the potential to grab huge points with both bat as well as gloves. He batted exceptionally well in the recent series against India and looks in Phenomenal touch with the bat.
Andre Russell(Vise-Captain): The big man from jamaica didn’t have a great time in the last edition of IPL but he is a match-winner and can single-handedly take the game away from the opposition.
Shakib Al Hasan(alternate Vise-Captain): The Bangladesh International can not be ignored by anybody as he is simply one of the best all-rounders. He is currently ranked 2nd in the T20 Icc cricket ranking.
Suggested team for Dream11 Fantasy Cricket:
Let’s see how our team stands in Dream11 fantasy game in SRH vs KKR fixture.